Sustainability Transitions: Design, Diplomacy and Data


Sustainability Transitions: Design, Diplomacy and Data (8 ECTS)

80 hours of class; 40 hours of teaching; 10 hours of site-visits; 20 hours of presentations from external experts; 10 hours of groupwork and assignments.

Featuring presentations and cast studies from experts from various International Organizations (UN and non-UN).

CONTENT

  • Day 1 Understanding Sustainability through the framework of Nexuses
  • Day 2 How to identify, leverage and maximise transitions towards sustainability: Leaderships
  • Day 3 How to map positive and negative externalities
  • Day 4 How to design and implement nature-based solutions
  • Day 5 Sustainability at the Urban Scale: Housing & Infrastructure
  • Day 6 Sustainability Monitoring: Challenges and Perspectives
  • Day 7 Understanding Nexi through data : types, use and challenges
  • Day 8 Data quality standards and assurance techniques
  • Day 9 Mapping Sustainability: GIS & Maps
  • Day 10 Monitoring Sustainability at the Urban Scale: Housing